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Intermountain Healthcare to Build Global DNA Registry with AncestryDNA, 23andMe Data

March 20, 2018  |  Heather Landi
Intermountain Healthcare is building a new global DNA registry based on medical histories from people around the world, using existing genetic test results and electronic health histories.

Nashville Health Tech Leaders Discuss Data Analyzation at Local Event

March 16, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
During a recent panel discussion on the future of healthcare, Jonathan Perlin, M.D., chief medical officer at Nashville-based HCA Healthcare, emphasized that learning from and analyzing medical data will be critical to improving patient outcomes.

Healthcare Innovation Leader David B. Nash, M.D. Shares His Perspectives on the Current Moment in Population Health

March 16, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
David Nash, M.D., one of the best-known pioneers in the world of population health management and related areas, shares his perspectives on the current moment in—and future prospects of—the population health management phenomenon

Mount Sinai Names Dudley Leader of New Precision Health Enterprise

March 15, 2018  |  David Raths
Mount Sinai Health System has created a Precision Health Enterprise to draw on the expertise of both its health system and the Icahn School of Medicine. To oversee this enterprise, the health system also created a new role: executive vice president for precision...

UnitedHealth Taps Former GlaxoSmithKline Exec to Lead Optum

March 14, 2018  |  Heather Landi
UnitedHealth Group, based in Minneapolis, has named Andrew Witty, the former CEO of GlaxoSmithKline, as the new chief executive of Optum, the insurance company’s health services and technology business.

Nevada Population Health Project to Enroll Additional 40K Participants

March 13, 2018  |  Heather Landi
Launched in 2016, the Healthy Nevada Project is combining genetic, clinical, environmental and socioeconomic data to better understand the complex interplay between these factors and related effects on population health.

Health Plan Leaders Discuss HIE Data and the Value Proposition for Payers

March 12, 2018  |  Heather Landi
During the HIMSS18 Conference in Las Vegas last week, health plan leaders shared how their organizations are leveraging HIE data to improve quality measures, care management and to address gaps in care.

AHA, Duke Clinical Research Institute Team Up on AI, Precision Medicine Initiative

March 10, 2018  |  David Raths
The American Heart Association's Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine and the Duke Clinical Research Institute's data science team will develop and test machine learning methods.

EXCLUSIVE: Allscripts’ CEO Paul Black on Interoperability, Cloud Technology and Bringing Machine Learning to the EHR

March 8, 2018  |  Heather Landi
Allscripts' CEO Paul Black talks about the company’s latest developments to incorporate machine learning into the EHR, interoperability efforts and how the company is helping providers and government and public health leaders address the opioid crisis.

What Are Top Use Cases for a Population-Level Data API?

March 7, 2018  |  David Raths
A December 2017 meeting involving ONC identified a path for future work on a FHIR-based population-level data API.

Staten Island Healthcare Leaders Make Medicaid Redesign and Population Health Work

March 7, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
Healthcare leaders on Staten Island have achieved considerable success as they’ve participated in a Medicaid reform initiative, and turbocharged their population health efforts

Inovalon to Acquire Ability Network for $1.2 Billion

March 7, 2018  |  David Raths
Inovalon, a healthcare data analytics company, has agreed to acquire privately held Ability Network for $1.2 billion in cash and stock.


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